Nancy Keane's Booktalks -- Quick and Simple

Main Page
Author List
Title List
New This Month
Interest Level
Subject List
Booktalking Tips
Book Review Sources
Reading lists
Nancy Keane's Children's Website
Paulsen, Gary
New York : Puffin, 1987.
IL YA RL 5.8
ISBN 068983960X
You might think of this book as a boy's version of Julie of the Wolves. This young man befriends the oldest resident of the Eskimo settlement, and takes up the reins of the only dogsled. Everyone else uses those noisy snow machines. The young man finds his song along the trail that has him leave the old man sitting upright in the snow to die and finding a pregnant woman who must deliver the baby in harsh conditions 
SUBJECTS:     Eskimos -- Fiction


Permission is granted for the noncommercial duplication and use of this resource, provided it is substantially unchanged from its present form and appropriate credit is given.